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Aug 23, 2011 3:00am PDT
on roads near ponds and other bodies of water. >> now, is that really a good use of government money? steve leroy is a town supervisor. you can correct me on the pronunciation of your name, i'm sorry. he's in wayne county, new york. good to see you this morning. >> thanks for having me on. >> all right. so your area, you're too broke some say to fix the roads there. yet, you got these no -- watch out for the frogs street signs up there. how are you feeling about this? >> ok. it's true. i got the word about two weeks ago that new york state was in fact installing these signs. and like anyone else, i couldn't believe it. we're trying desperately to replace our infrastructure, roads, bridges, install water lines and this is what the folks down in albany send us. frog crossing signs. >> was there a laugh track in the envelope? here's what the new york parks department says about this. listen to this. there is concern over the well being of hundreds of frogs, turtles, snakes that cross the road. the hope is the motorists would be aware of the creatures crossing the road and drive cautiously as
FOX News
Aug 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
qaddafi is but we know the streets of tripoli are filled with rebels. what else can you tell us? >> steve, we just went down into the hotel lobby, the reporters are basically in the hotel where we've been for months trying to cover this conflict under heavy scrutiny and basically run into six armed men who say police officers are protecting the hotel but basically say we cannot leave. we're still waiting to go and do our jobs, get out on the streets and report these events. they are saying to us you can't leave and they're citing the fact that there's too many snipers in this area. i'll caution the figure of 95% of the army, 20% in pro government and pro qaddafi hands still including that compound you spoke of which is no more than, you know, a kilometer, half a kilometer behind the hotel where, you know, there's still some holdouts putting up stiff resistance there so right now, we're caught between the lines but we're hoping, you know, that some short time, we can actually get out and start looking and speaking to the people and find out what's going on here. >> how did this go from a s
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Aug 11, 2011 1:00am PDT
three years ago. tonight, correspondent steve brown looks at what has changed for president since then. and what has not. >> iowa launched barack obama. he won the democratic caucuse caucuses, brbreezed to take the state in the general election. >> obama for america. >> looking ahead to 2012. >> at the end of the day, the field organization wins these things. it always is. it always has been. it always will be. >> the ace up the president's sleeve in iowa is organization. the huge crowds of three years ago were the result of a large and deep operation, much of which still exist. plus. >> we still got the 35,000 vote edge over the republicans. >> but that's down substantially from the 110,000 register voter edge democrats had in 2008. >> that is putting a chill down the side of david axelrod and the gang in chicago. iowa is competitive territory. >> on the marquee campaign issue of jobs, iowa unemployment is 6%, lower than the national average of 9.1%. the state lost over 21,000 manufacturerring job since the 2008 election. that economic unease was a factor in the 2010 gubernatorial rac
Aug 18, 2011 5:30am EDT
bring in steve sedgwick live in london. steve, good morning. >> very good day to you. this apparently has got nothing to do with the s&p downgrading of u.s. sovereign debt from aaa to aa plus. apparently this investigation started beforehand and it's looking in to whether the analysts were overruled by business managerses when they may have wanted to downgrade the value and the rating of mortgage securities. what is unclear is whether the other rating agencies, the likes of fitch it and moody's, are also part of this investigation. let's move on and tell you what's ahead in terms of data releases and it could be key because we have jobless claims, cpi inflation kay take, also existing home sales expected up 4%. but the market is already in a foul mood. european as i look are down between 2% and 3.5% and looking at the u.s. futures, the dow is down around 190 points. back to you. >> a rocky start already. steve sedgwick live for us this london this morning. thanks so much. >>> turn now to syria where activists say government troops have shot and killed nine people in the central city o
FOX News
Aug 12, 2011 3:00pm PDT
out for the good sound bite. conspondant steve brown as the blow by bloww. [applause] >>reporter: less than two days before the iowa straw poll bachmann and pawlenty went at it. >> it is an unkiss putable fact in congress her record of accomplishments and results are nonexistent. >> when you were governor in minnesota you implemented cap and trade. >> she fought for less government spen we got more. led the effort against obama care and we got it. led the effort against tarp. >> i gave them a run for the money. cap and trade, i was there giving speaker pelosi a run for her money. >> those were far from the debate fireworks. gingrich bristled if his campaign was a mess. >> i would love to see the rest of tonight's debate asking us what what to do about america about a president who failed to lead instead of mickey mouse gangs. >> he got buzz including blogers most of which called gingrich a winner and helped himself. but the sentiment was not unanimous . one said he shot himself in the foot . pros sanction candidate got into it with ron paul. >> iran is a counselry that is at war with u
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Aug 19, 2011 3:42pm PDT
it in positive light, steve. is this somewhat of a relief to them? that the president has done this. they don't have to vote on this issue. essentially, supporting those who have grown up and want to contribute to the country and serve the military and go to college. people like senator mccain and others who have said this, but then they don't have to vote on it. >> i don't think it is. because this doesn't solve the broader problem. the reason this is objectionm beyond what we mentioned here it doesn't come in the right context. if it were part of a broader legislative package that would do some of the things that charles is talk about ta, would strengthen border security, in that context, you can see people saying well, we have to do this kind of prioritization. and this is the way we ought to do it. but in the absense of that kind of broader argument, you are not actually going anything to solve the problem. so this in effect is making perpetuating the problem rather than solving it. >> down the line, is this upheld in the court? >> probably, yes. probably. the president has a lot of leewa
FOX News
Aug 13, 2011 1:00am PDT
, and interesting, you guys think it was interesting. okay. i have a crowd here. let's bring in our panel. steve hayes . karen. national political correspondant for the washington post and jeff with the new york times. they are all up the road in ames and we are here in the iowitate fair. teave, first to you. thoughts about the debate and how it affects the brand picture and this race? >> i thought it was a good debate and lots of interesting exchanges and revealed what the candidate hope to do with the debate going into the straw poll. tim pawlenty takog michelle bachmann and she returned fire. rick sanatorium expressing himself . newt gingrich to arise from the slumber that he's been in . i think you have a bunch of candidates doing a lott of things and giving an energiic push going into the traw poll. what you didn't have is much much a vision. there was not a big moment for any of the candidates where voters sitting at home would say yes, that is my guy or woman. this is why i am a conservative or a republican. nothing that expressed a broader vision of republican governorinance in the way r
Aug 3, 2011 6:00am EDT
buchanan in washington. joining the table right now, though, finacier, steve. >> we've been hearing a lot over the past couple of days, a lot of democratic senators, commentators, some op-ed people telling us so much in slashing spending children will be kicked out of schools, parents will have to be feeding their children pine cones and wild berries. you got a chart. this is serious. it's unbelievable. they cut so much. i guess all of our long term debt problems are taken care of. >> well you guessed wrong. let's take a look at what actually happened. so they did cut or were going to cut $2.1 trillion often years, back loaded and so on. this is a chart we looked at a couple of weeks ago. if you remember back in 2000 we had a surplus because tax revenues were 20.5% roughly. spending took off. you can see in the middle of that chart. spending at 28.1%. if we had done nothing -- >> for people at home the red line is the spending. the blue line is the revenues and they are going in the wrong direction. >> they are going in the wrong direction. let's look at the two top red lines. two top re
FOX News
Aug 2, 2011 3:00pm PDT
. perspective as we bring in the panel. steve hayes, stand stand. charles lane, editorial writer for "washington post." sindcated columnist, charles krauthammer. chuck, overall thoughts about the whole whatever it is we watched in the past couple of weeks. >> well, call me crazy. but i'm willing to say the cup half full. my reasoning is we have gone through a brutal debate. it did end in a compromise. the debt ceiling meltdown scenario got avoided. the debate sharpened and crystallized. it had pep traited the country's consciousness, the public is really focused on the nation's financial conditions in a really serious way. there were endless antics in washington, but the issue is squarely confronting the country in a healthy way. >> bret: steve, late today, moody's came out and reaffirmed the government triple-a credit rating but gave at it negative outlook. one of the concern was the joint committee that the bill sets up. here is a quote. while the combination of the congressional committee process and the automatic triggers provides a mechmism to induce fiscal discipline -- this is actually no
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Aug 20, 2011 1:00am PDT
for deportation. critics call this backdoor amnesty that has not gone through congress. bring in the panel. steve hayes, for stand stand. arn"weeklystandard." nina easton. and charles krauthammer. >> one thing, this reflects a political calculation, a realistic calculation by the president. the approval ratings are kind of falling like untethered elevator at this point. he is in the doghouse with the latino voters. he came in with the expectation there would be some level of immigration reform. instead what he focused on is deportation to tune of 400,000 a year. that has the lay te know community extremely angry. so he is moving, i think moving toward the policy. yes, it's a backdoor policy. i think that the problem with it is that it misses the component when you leave people here, it misses the component of amnesty, which most of the public supports, which earning your way here. it's too bad that the political atmosphere became so poisonous over this question of path to citizen, by the way, three-quarters of the american people supports that we, the he is not going through the front door with t
FOX News
Aug 19, 2011 1:00am PDT
: moments ago in new hampshire. what about all of this? bring in the panel. steve hayes, for "weekly standard." jeff zelney, political correspondent for "new york times." syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. charles, perspective and analysis here. >> well, the critics are right. it is late. but we sell-that criticism over and over in the last half year now over the delay. the administration deserves credit for what it did. "a," calling for the resignation. "b," coordinating it well with britain, and germany. the other leaders at the same time. "c" the sanctions. the embargo on sales of oil. that would be important if it was europe yap embargo as well. so having a european boycott would be important. last isolating it and condemning it. even,000 though it has my mall effect. worth doing over and over again. syria analysislated and always has been. since it aligned its with the non-arab iran years ago. this accentuates that. isolation in the ray rab world means something. lastly, we still have the ambassador on the ground. we sent him with the french ambassador a few weeks ago to
Aug 18, 2011 5:30pm PDT
points, almost 4%. so, let's head now to atlanta, and abc's steve osunsami, who was with all those people loloing for work. hello, steve. >> reporter: good evening, diane. we canvassed some of the 90 companies that are here today and found that there are more than 2,000 jobs for hire. but no one was prepared for the thousands more who came pouring through these doors today. desperate for work, trying to get to this job fair, traffic here was backed up for miles and miles. thousands waited overnight. some camped out in their businene suits and office heels, in the stifling heat. >> i got here at 9:12. i got in there at, like, 1:58. >> i'm going to be positive. that's the only thing i can be right now. >> reporter: authorities treated 20 people for heat exhaustion and were struguging to keep the line moving and get people moved inside. >> you came out here to get a job, not to get sick. >> reporter: derek clayton, under the umbrella, is a former security guard with three children to feed. he's been looking for work since may. >> you got kids, you got bills, got to stay somewhere. you don't
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Aug 22, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. that's one piece of the puzzle. steve harrigan joins us live from libya. >> reporter: greta, some obscureties there surrounding the story. a short time ago we were offered an interview with saif al-islam 50 miles outside of tripoli. they said they held him in prison here. we could have the interview. that would have been an unusual feat considering he was in tripoli. we've seen real credibility gaps throughout this conflict on both sides. perhaps on the rebel side sometime their inexperience in the battlefield this time mirrored in their inexperience in dealing with the media. be that as it may, what saif said, luring the rebels into a trap is hard to take at stpraeuls aoufpl it is true there has been -- hard to take at face value. it is true there has been a shift. 24 hours ago there was a sense of euphoria, that tripoli was about to fall that they had or would soon capture colonel gadhafi. that has not come to pass. what we've seen is the beginning of a worst-case scenario that is, brutal urban warfare. the gadhafi government used at least one scud missile against its people tod
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Aug 24, 2011 12:00pm PDT
in intelligence joined the rebellion and the opposition claims it is gaining more ground. and now steve is in the libyan capital. what is the mood there like now? >>reporter: well, even though qaddafi is still controlling one city, and there is more fighting ahead, the mod here is one of celebration, rebels out in what was known as green square and now called martyr square firing everything into the air. we saw truck rolling in throughout the morning releasing anti aircraft guns and firing into the air to a steady stream of gunfire and chanting. interesting i saw several parents with children walking to witness this day, historic day fort nation despite the extreme nature of the violence. a man said it is like if you kept a spring tightly coiled for 4 years there will be an explosion and eruption and that is what we are seeing today. real emotion, too, an older man came up to me and i said how are you feeling today and he said, he breathed deeply and started to cry. he said qaddafi hanged my brother 20 years ago. so, some pent up emotions, really, bursting loose, for the young man with
Aug 7, 2011 8:00am PDT
. >> the "roundtable" on the policy and politics required to turn this country around. steve rattner, mastermind of the auto industry bailout. mellody hopson investment fund manager and tea party congressman jason chaffetz join george will and cokie roberts. >>> and the deadliest day in afghanistan. 33 troops perish as taliban shoots down a helicopter. >> announcer: live from the newseum in washington, "this week with christiane amanpour" starts right now. >>> welcome to the program. we have lots to get to today. but first, some news since your morning papers. the pentagon is starting to paint a fuller picture of what exactly happened on the deadliest attack on american forces since the start of the war in afghanistan nearly ten years ago. 30 americans and 8 afghans were killed yesterday when the taliban shot down their chinook helicopter. among the dead are 22 elite navy s.e.a.l.s. abc's s reign correspondent martha raddatz joins me with the very latest. what about that community, the forces and their families? >> this is such a small community. there are only 300 s.e.a.l.s on s.e.a.l. team 6.
Aug 12, 2011 5:00am EDT
of the leaderboard. steve stricker had a great day. he equaled the course record, the major record for the lowest round in history, 63 was hips round, and he's the world number five, but actually the top four in the leaderboard at the american, steve stricker leading the way at the moment. he's got a two-shot lead and really an excellent birthday, so he'll be looking to carry on with that. but rory mcilroy, who won the u.s. open, he has also a very mixed round, was playing quite well, but he's actually the pretournament favorite, but the shot you'll see coming up here, he tries to hit this from behind what is a tree root, really injures his wrist. you can see him shaking the wrist there, really bad injury, had a difficult round after that. he's 22, so he'll go for that shot and maybe shouldn't have done, he's going to have a scan on his wrist this morning, and he won't know definitely if he can carry on, so we're waiting to hear on that. >> what a disappointing turn for him. kathy, thanks very much. you're watching "bbc world news." still to come -- could texas provide another u.s. president? mig
Aug 22, 2011 8:00pm EDT
to tell the story. first, a member of the research committee and steve and i did a thing called investing on children. we are just about out of copies, but it is available on our web site if you would like to have a copy. none of the papers exceed 300,000 words, which is three good when it is also dollars. he is going to give an overview with special attention to headstart, and he concludes headstart is underperforming. the obama administration has proposed a provocative and well- thought-out reform and based on recommendations of the committee for read designation hryvna 4 re-designation, -- recommendations of the committee for re-resignation, and she will describe headstart reforms, and then after these presentations, we are going to have recommendations from a panel people. we have had a long history as practitioners. first, the head of the national association for education of young children, who was also a member of the re-designation committee. our next guest is here from the university of chicago and is one of the most accomplished people who have defended head start on the basis o
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Aug 23, 2011 8:00am PDT
from his supporters. the rebels now claim they have actually entered gadhafi's home. steve harrigan is streaming to us lye from the very -- live from the very dangerous city of tripoli right now. steve? >> reporter: jon, we're in downtown tripoli, and i can tell you there's a tremendous amount of gunfire, small arms fire going on street to street. some of that gunfire appears to be celeb rah story, but some appears to be gun battles. much of the fighting today has focused on or around colonel gadhafi's compound be. there's small arms fire right there, and that's not celebration. we've seen that compound get hit multiple times and great plumes of smoke rising from that level. we've seen rebels driving in from the southern mountains, they want to defeat him. reuters is reporting that celebratory gunfire is coming out from around gadhafi's compound, but no sign or proof that gadhafi has been taken or killed in the fighting. pentagon officials say it is still an extremely dangerous situation while the rebels do control most of the city. i can tell you that while drive anything today, th
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Aug 18, 2011 4:00pm PDT
the family hour. steve harrigan with the news live in south florida. what is going to be the immediate impact of this on um football? >> as far as today goes the entire hurricane team was out there in coral gables in pads practicing. some real question marks who is going to be eligible to take first game september 5th. of the 72 players named in the scandal, 12 are still on the current roster. 10 of those 12 starters included a quarterback. who is going to take the field as a question mark. questions too about the recruiting class 20 people have given oral commitments. will they hold those or go. questions about the coach. in his first year. he says he wasn't told about this scandal before he was hired. will he stay or go? questions going to the president of the university donna shalala. a lot of shoes could drop depending how serious the penalties is. >> shepard: wonder what the board is going to do when you look at long-term damage to the program and the university. >> that's right. it really depends on the penalty because these transgressions are seen as so widespread over a period of nine
Aug 10, 2011 1:00pm EDT
. >> and at the same time steve wiseman, we've had so much gridlock. and already concerns about the economic appointments late yesterday. patty murray the she is the incoming budget chair. what everyone is focussing on is he's the head of the democratic congressional senate campaign committee is in charge of candidates of protecting democratic incumbents and raising money for them. that was the controversy there. and of course, john kerry who wanted very much we understand to be on this committee and the finance chairman max bacchus. it's as john was pointing out, it's not really up to this committee. >> it's more up to the leadership. they'll be the surrogates on the committee. there are three things i think that need to be watched. first, is defense cuts versus revenues. i think the fact that the second round of cuts that were culled for by the default deal were cutting so deep in defense is going to confront republicans with choices that they might not want to make between you do you cut defense or increase revenues. there's another little noticed fact or phenomenon which is that health c
Aug 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
's deputy washington bureau chief and a political columnist for salon, steve. >>> steve is huntsman saying things that could resonate with voters, even republican voters, or is this just a desperate candidate trying to claw his way out of single digits here in the polls? >> yeah, i think it is more of the second. the strategy that the huntsman people have been sort of following, the roadmap they think they are following at least is sort of what john mccain did when he ran for president the first time back in 2000 when he debuted the straight talk express. skipped iowa, went to new hampshire. he had everything on the record bull sessions with reporters. he broke through in new hampshire and for a few weeks he was really the biggest thing in the political world. ity there was a lot that mccain had going for himself personally that huntsman lacks when you look at like his war story and everything. but i think the bigger issue is that republican party in 2011, 2012, is nowhere near where it was in 2000. jon huntsman sort of advertises himself there as a center right candidate. this is not a se
Aug 20, 2011 12:30am PDT
by psychologists, priests, and investigators. steve rosenberg reports. >> it has been nearly one month since anders breivik killed their loved ones. they are now allowed to visit the area where the massacre took place. over the next two days, hundreds of family members of victors and some survivors will come here to the holiday island that became a killing ground. there are teams of psychologists and counselors to offer support. authorities hope these visits will bring some degree of peace. >> it is difficult for the relatives. nevertheless, they want to do this. >> they need to know. very often, they ask for details. this is where they can learn more about the details as well. >> in oslo, the killer was back in court today. at a closed hearing, the judge ruled that breivik should continue to be kept in total isolation for four more weeks. he has admitted carrying out the killing spree in detonating a bomb in the center of oslo. he has denied criminal responsibility. >> i was hoping he would admit it. is a very difficult situation. he was only speaking and thinking of himself. >> earlier this week,
Aug 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
against the regime. there are today fresh reports of tanks and gunfire. the bbc's steve rosenberg is in moscow for that. what does it bring to the table? it doesn't like the u.n. resolution. what is its solution? >> russia said it is distinctly unhappy with the draft resolution which america and the european powers have come up with which russia maintains is bias against the syrian authorities. the russians have come up with their own draft resolution or alternative resolution, one that in moscow's eyes is more balanced. one that would call for cessation of violence on both sides and would call for a speeding up of reforms but would make no mention of economic sanctions against the syrian authorities. the russians maintain that is the best way to resolve this conflict. >> el-assad not known for listening to outside voices over the duration of this conflict. if he doesn't listen to russia, does moscow have a plan b here? >> certainly the russians have indicated they may vito any u.n. security council resolution that in moscow's eyes does not lead to a resolution of the situation. i
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